• Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, goes airborne over the leg of Winnipeg Jets right wing Chris Thorburn (22) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Kuznetsov, Orlov lead Capitals over Jets 5-3

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Alex Ovechkin-led Washington Capitals have often been at their best in high-scoring games.

  • Canadiens sign general manager Marc Bergevin to extension

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens have rewarded general manager and executive vice president Marc Bergevin for turning around the team and leading it to the playoffs the past three seasons.

  • Calgary Flames goalie Karri Ramo, right, of Finland, makes a save as Anaheim Ducks' Corey Perry watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Rakell, Perry lead Ducks’ rally to 5-3 win over Calgary

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks haven’t lost at home to Calgary in nearly 12 years, and their top line kept the streak alive with a phenomenal finish.

  • In this Oct. 25, 2015 file photo, British director Tom Hooper, right, and British actor Eddie Redmayne pose for a portrait in promotion for "The Danish Girl" in London. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)

    Redmayne, Hooper reunite for transgender tale ‘Danish Girl’

    TORONTO (AP) — In a pivotal scene early in Tom Hooper’s “The Danish Girl,” the 1920s Copenhagen painter Einar Wegener, as played by Eddie Redmayne, sits in for a portrait his wife Gerda (Alicia Vikander) is painting of a ballerina. Breathlessly caressing the stockings and slippers, something stirs in Einar.

  • The puck bounces behind Winnipeg Jets' goaltender Michael Hutchinson (34) before being put away by Colorado Avalanche's Cody McLeod (55) during during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    McLeod breaks tie in 3rd, Avalanche beat Jets 4-1

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — It was as close to home as Cody McLeod will ever play a National Hockey League game, and he was only happy to oblige his family in attendance and those back home.

  • Edmonton Oilers goalie Anders Nilsson (39), from Sweden, watches as Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9), from Russia, celebrates his game-winning goal, with Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) and Capitals center Michael Latta (46) nearby, in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 1-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Orlov, Holtby lead Capitals to 1-0 victory over Oilers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Dmitry Orlov scored the only goal but the Washington Capitals credited Braden Holtby with their victory Monday night.

  • Boston Bruins David Krejci, left, scores the Bruins' winning shoot out goal on Toronto Maple Leafs James Reimer in an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Krejci scores in shootout, Bruins beat Maple Leafs

    TORONTO (AP) — David Krejci will get a lot of the credit for the Bruins’ victory. He’d prefer to give it to the penalty-kill unit.

  • Toronto’s Sebastian Giovinco wins MLS Newcomer of Year award

    NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto forward Sebastian Giovinco has been voted Major League Soccer’s Newcomer of the Year.

  • New Jersey Devils' goalie Cory Schneider makes a glove save against the Vancouver Canucks during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Sunday, Nov 22, 2015. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Cammalleri, Schneider lift Devils over Canucks 3-2

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Mike Cammalleri had a goal and two assists, Cory Schneider made 36 saves against his former team and the New Jersey Devils beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Sunday night.

  • Montreal Canadiens' Brendan Gallagher (11) moves in on New York Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Montreal on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Galchenyuk’s late goal lifts Canadiens over Islanders 4-2

    MONTREAL (AP) — Alex Galchenyuk broke a tie with 3:29 left and Max Pacioretty added an empty-net goal to lift the Montreal Canadiens over the New York Islanders 4-2 on Sunday night to complete a weekend home-and-home sweep.